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Alleged Ring Leader in BSDC Case Sentenced

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Matthew L. Pangborn, was sentenced to 15-23 years in prison for choking and punching developmentally disabled individuals.  Prosecutors called him the leader of a subculture of abuse and neglect at the Beatrice State Developmental Center. Pangborn was taken into custody immediately following the hearing. He will be eligible for parole in seven and a half years.  He was found guilty ... Read More »

Allegations of Abuse at Beatrice Developmental Center

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The Beatrice State Developmental Center is under investigation once again. The Nebraska State Patrol confirmed Wednesday it is investigating abuse and neglect allegations at one unit in the center. Patrol spokesperson said the investigation was requested by the Department of Health and Human Services and is ongoing. Spokesperson for the Center said the department has suspended all staff involved in ... Read More »